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EU Horizon 2020 grant brings together researchers from Africa and Europe. The wildebeest migration in Serengeti National Park is one of its defining features. While some environmentalists have worried about the effect of a road in the park on the animals' movements, researchers in a new EU funded project are...
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Mexican Jays (Aphelocoma wollweberi) handling peanut pods appear to evaluate the pod content by 'weighing' the pods and by 'listening to' them. Credit: M. Fuszara. Many animals feed on seeds, acorns or nuts. The common feature of these are that they have shells and there is no direct way to...
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Research vessel deploying instruments on an Antarctic ice shelf. Credit: Jonathan L. Bamber. A group of scientists, led by a team from the University of Bristol, UK has observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica. The research is published today in Science. Using...
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In this Brussels Briefing on Energy, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest EU energy policy developments. Internal energy market: Commission launched a state aid inquiry into Member States’ capacity mechanisms. Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Cañete travelled to North Africa on 5-7 May to deepen energy...
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A new analysis of archived calls of North Atlantic right whales reveals distinctive traits that might be used to track the movements of individual whales in the ocean. Right whale by Brian Skerry. Human beings have unique voices -- from the deep, resonating bass of James Earl Jones to the...
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Opah captured during longline surveys by the Southwest Fisheries Science Center. Credit: NOAA Fisheries West Coast. Though some large predatory fish, like tuna, have been shown to temporarily warm muscles or organs during pursuit, at least one fish may have done that one better by being able to internally generate...
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Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviours are to be encouraged among individuals and organisations, a study suggests. A survey conducted at Plymouth University indicated widespread misconceptions about energy which researchers said may be reducing the effectiveness of energy-saving behaviours. It also showed...
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Interactions between ocean microbes and viruses are vital to processes driving Earth's ecosystems; A University of Arizona-led international team has uncovered new information about the way marine viruses and microbes interact on a global scale. Seawater samples are being prepared for extraction of marine viruses aboard the Tara Oceans vessel....
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Atlantic salmon in a fish lift. Credit: Donald Dow, NEFSC/NOAA. Researchers have developed a model to assess how dams affect the viability of sea-run fish species that need to pass dams as they use both fresh and marine waters during their lifetimes. NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) and Greater...
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Specialist partnerships between corals and symbiotic algae dominate reefs in the southern Arabian Gulf. Credit: Professor Jörg Wiedenmann. The success of corals that adapt to survive in the world's hottest sea could contribute to their demise through global warming, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Southampton and...
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Radar sledge on the Larsen ice shelf. A decade-long scientific debate about what's causing the thinning of one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves is settled this week (Wednesday 13 May) with the publication of an international study in the journal The Cryosphere. The Larsen C Ice Shelf -- whose neighbours...
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Constantine Alexander, who is Executive Chairman of the Balkan Economic Forum, began his investment banking career in California as a Merrill Lynch Financial Consultant and thereafter became Managing Director of H. J. Meyers & Co. Inc., Member of the New York Stock Exchange, until 1991 when he returned to his native Europe where he served as a consultant to the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Thereafter, he served as an economic development consultant to members of the European agricultural industry as well as Hellenic Municipalities. His civic activities include community service as Founder and Director of the Council of European-American Chambers of Commerce; President of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce in California; Board of Directors Member of the Los Angeles Axios Foundation; and Co-Founder and Advisory Committee Member of the Los Angeles Rainbow PUSH Coalition. In 2013, he was selected as a member of Vice President Al Gore's Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps. His articles and photographs have been published in nine countries, and he has been interviewed by television and radio journalists from six countries. His conference speaking engagements include those organized by the European Commission, UNEP, Mugla University and the Mugla Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, Washington State University and the National Administration School in Greece. Constantine is a citizen of Greece and the United States.

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The Tilos Park Association received the 2009 European Nature Heritage Fund Award for Environmental Excellence, previous recipients of which include His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Mikhail Gorbachev and Nelson Mandela. In 2007, as a result of exemplary environmental management of an EU Special Protection Area, Constantine Alexander was appointed by the European Commission as a Goodwill Natura 2000 Ambassador for the EU Natura 2000 Networking Programme representing the EU’s 27,221 Natura sites that cover nearly one fifth of the EU territorial landmass.
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Cajamarca, Peru Warmly welcomed into a camp of non-violent warriors fighting for their livelihood, I was offered soup from the communal pot.

Walrus mass in vast numbers on Alaska beach as sea ice retreats
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Concern that warming climate is responsible for gathering of about 35,000 walrus in north-west Alaska

George Osborne: Burying the good news of the green economy
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As the government scraps its green economy statistics, the chancellor lauds hi-tech industries of the future but then puts fracking first

Japan defies IWC ruling on ‘scientific whaling’
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Tokyo announces new round of culls in the Southern Ocean despite a majority ‘no’ vote at International Whaling Commission• The truth about t

Sylvia Earle on eating fish: 'Think of them as wildlife, first and forem...
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In a chat with 'Her Deepness', Earle reveals her thoughts on eating seafood today

Wild bear Daniza dies after attempt to capture her fails in Italy
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Animal succumbs to effects of anaesthetic after her attack on a man reignited debate over woodland repopulation programme

Manatees may soon lose endangered species status after US review
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Showdown over whether marine mammals should retain their 1967 listing in the most protective classification

Russia holds Japan whaling research vessel
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A Japanese whaling vessel and its crew were being held in Russia on Friday after the ship entered Russian territorial waters without permiss

Rarest dolphins under threat from oil exploration in NZ sanctuary, say G...
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New Zealand Greens and International Whaling Commission say Maui’s dolphins need more protection, but minister disagrees

Gangs raking in thousands from the rising tide of wildlife crime
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Report reveals the extent of poaching and poisoning and calls for tougher sanctions

Cleaner New York waters see surge in whale and shark numbers
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• Humpbacks and great whites abundant off NY and NJ coast • Cleaner waters believed responsible for rise in ocean giants

Eat more meat and save the world: the latest implausible farming miracle
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Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence